Coming Events

  • Epic Glow run in Ferdinand Saturday

    FERDINAND – As a part of Primitive Days and in conjunction with and prior to the last Community Movie Night of the season at the 18th Street Park, Ferdinand will host its first Epic Glow 5K Fun Run Saturday.
    The all-ages event will feature a run or walk at your own pace “glowing” trip through the 18th Street Park’s trail system, entertainment by Daniel Epperson and random drawing of prizes. The evening will culminate on the softball field with the Town of Ferdinand’s final Community Movie Night of the season.

  • No-scare tours added to third annual ‘Trail of Terror’

     LINCOLN CITY – The third annual Trail of Terror consists of a new theme and a no-scare hour.
    In partnership with the Lincoln Amphitheatre and Friends of Lincoln State Park, the theme for the Trail of Terror this year is “Creatures of the Night.” The scenes consist of bats in a cave, ghouls, vampires and zombies. The Trail of Terror will begin in Lincoln Amphitheatre’s cast house and wind the woods of Lincoln State Park to complete the haunted trail.  

  • Reunions, Oct. 10

    CHS 1973
    CANNELTON – The 1973 graduating class of Cannelton High School will hold its 40th reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday, at the Iron Gate Pizza on Taylor Street in Cannelton.
    Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP so organizers will know how many to expect. Each person will pay for their own food and drinks.
    Be sure to share this information with any other classmate you may be in touch with to help get the word out.
    For more information or to RSVP, contact Earla Williams at 719-1012.

    CHS 1963

  • Baby Bloomers benefit set for Oct. 20

    TELL CITY – Baby Bloomers Child Care will host a country-western hoe-down fall pageant at 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at Dixon’s Auction House.
    Boys and girls ages birth to 18 years old are invited to participate. Contestants are welcome to share a special talent, as well. Prizes will be awarded to everyone who participates.
    Contestants are required to wear country-western attire.
    Those wishing to watch the pageant are asked to take toiletries and canned goods as donations. All proceeds from the pageant will benefit the Ronald McDonald House.

  • Library to host marble-making event

    TELL CITY – Ever wonder how marbles were made in the “good ol’ days?” Delilah Davis, who has been a stained glass artisan for 25 years, will lead a demonstration and make marbles with glass rods and a torch. The event will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
    Davis, who has a love of making kaleidoscopes, studied with John Hamon Miller in Hannibal, Mo., in 2002. He was the first to show Davis how to make beads and marbles, then paperweights.

  • Card-making workshop Monday

    TELL CITY – Dana Franzman, an independent consultant for Close To My Heart, will host a card-making workshop at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.
    The cost for the workshop is $5 per person. All materials for the class will be supplied and those wishing to participate can register by calling the library at 547-2661.

  • Book club to celebrate 75 years with book review, guest Eddie Price

    TELL CITY – The Friday Book Club will host a special book review to celebrate its 75th year at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Tell City Historical Museum at Ninth and Franklin streets in Tell City.
    The guest speaker will be Eddie Price of Hawes-ville, Ky., who is a well-known author throughout Kentucky. He recently earned the readers-favorite award in the historical-fiction category at the 2013 International Book Award contest for his first book, “Widder’s Landing.” The book is now in its third printing.

  • Community Events, Oct. 10

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Mu Gamma chapter to meet

    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

  • 68th annual Cannelton Fall Fest set for Oct. 24

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 68th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Cannelton Community Center.  

    Queen candidates for this year’s festival, pictured below are kindergartner Chloe Hale, first-grader Taylor DuPont, second-grader Makayla Reed, third-grader Claire Sabelhaus, fourth-grader Maggie Dawson and fifth-grader Bre’ Noland.

  • Twilight Towers Christmas bazaar Oct. 26

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold its annual Christmas bazaar Oct. 26 in the dining room starting at 6 a.m.
    There will be a biscuits-and-gravy breakfast available. A full order will be $2 and a half order will cost $1. Coffee, milk and orange juice will be 50 cents each. A bake sale will also be held during the bazaar. Everyone is welcome to attend.